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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 23, 1912, Image 4

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INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
F. C. Rice, general inspector of
traffic for the Burlington, was the
man mho discovered that the pub
lic had caused the Western
Springs wreck.
Skinny Madden's body is lying
in state in Hursen's undertaking
rooms, Madison and Western
ave. Funeral will be Thursday
from St. Malachy's church.
Margaret Berlinger, 2, killed by
fall from second story Window of
her home, 5824 Calumet ave.
Geo. Wehnhoefer, 38, killed in
fall of four stories down elevator
shaft at 2,7 S. Fifth ave.
Herman Schroeder "examined"
Frank Gregory's revolver at 16th
st. depot of Santa Fe. Gregory,
who is farmer at Solomon, Kan.,
will probably die, from Schroe
der's examination. Schroeder
held by police.
Mrs. Sophie Kanzer, 934 Irving
Park blvd., fined $1 by Judge
Newcomer for shoplifting. Every
thing she wore, from hat to shoes,
was claimed stolen.
National Board of Ancient Or
der of Hibernians considering
plans for nation-wide war on So-"
cialism.
Wm. Lorimer will arrive from
his summer home at 8 o'clock this
evening. Will be met by 200 au
tos, which will be his escort to
Orchestra hall.
Mrs. C. Dascher, 1629 W32nd,
badly injured when auto she was
riding in collided with one driven
by Chas, J. Gratz, 2325 N. Cali
fornia aye., atSouthport avcand
Diversey "blvd.
Because all those in the acci
dent went immediately to have
their injuries attended to, the po
lice tried to make a "mystery" out
of it.
Count vonKnobelsdorf held to
grand jury byJudge Newcomer
on charge of operating a con
game.
The count produced birth certi
ficate in court, and proved he was
a real; honpst-to-goodness count,
but that didn't help him any.
The Tribune is swallowing a
bitter pill repudiating its own
governor, Deneen, and telling
how its goings to put up a candi
date against him.
But it can't do anything else.
Sen. Dixon is right here on the
job, with orders from Oyster Bay,
to put the kibosh on any political
fence-walking.
At that, the Tribune is trying
to hedge, talking about how a
third party ticket won't be neces
sary in the counties.
. Maybe it won't, and then rnay
beagain the Trib had better not
play too loud on that trumpet in
case Col, Roosevelt should hear
of it.
Late today, the Burlington rail
road discovered a new person on
whom to fix the blame of the
Western Springs wreck.
The new person is no other
than the public. The Burling
ton says the wreck was caused by;
the public's mania for speed.
The Burlington says nothing
about its cute advertising book'
lets, which prove that speed and
safety are both possible.

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